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    Celebrating 25 Years of the ADA   ADA Anniversary Toolkit       

Become a part of the nationwide celebration and recommittment to the ADA - help achieve 25,000 signatures for the 25th ADA Anniversary in 2015.

The Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public accommodations and telecommunications.

The ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008 was passed "to carry out the ADA's objectives of providing 'a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination' by reinstating a broad scope of protection to be available under the ADA."

 

Frequently asked questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act

 

SEE A VIDEO ON THE ADA

 

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The Great Lakes ADA Center

The Great Lakes ADA Center is one of ten regional centers funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), a division of the U.S. Department of Education. It provides information, problem solving assistance and referrals for implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other related laws and can be reached at 1-800-949-4232 between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM (EST).  

ADA Michigan

ADA Michigan (formerly The Michigan ADA Steering Committee) operates as the state steering committee for the Great Lakes ADA Center. The committee was formed in 1991 and is comprised of volunteers from businesses, disability groups and government agencies working together to increase the awareness and implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act throughout the State of Michigan through:


ADA Checklist for Existing Facilities

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

 

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The ADA Case Law Database is a comprehensive search tool that provides information pertaining to significant rulings under the ADA.

  

Disability Law Lowdown (DLL) Podcast Series

The Disability Law Lowdown podcast offers the latest in disability rights information every other week.

 

Find U.S. Dept. of Justice ADA information at U.S. Department of Justice Information on the ADA

 

ADA TRAINING AND INFORMATION:

  

ADA Live!

ADA Live! BlogTalkRadio:

 "Service Animals"

November 5 at 1-1:30 PM

  

Accessibility Online

  Accessibility Online Webinar Series:

"Accessible Retail Stores and Spaces - "Advanced Session"

November 6 at 2:30-4:00 PM

  

ADA Webinar 

"ADA: Inovative Approaches to Campus Access"

Nov. 12 at 2-3:30 PM

Cost: $369

 

ADA Audio Conference Series

ADA Audio Conference Series:

"ADA Case Law Update"

November 18 at 2-3:30

 

Accessible Technology Webinar Series:

"Accessibility anywhere almost, CART and captioning for web based applications"

November 20 at 2-3:30

   

Emergency Management and Preparedness - Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series:

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ADA Legal Webinar Series:

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National ADA Symposium

 National ADA Symposium

Atlanta, GA

May 10-13, 2015

 

  The ADA Legacy Project

The ADA Legacy Tour

Detroit, MI

June 22-24, 2015

 

Webinar Series for the Lodging Industry:

 The lodging series has concluded.  The sessions were recorded and and can be viewed on the series archives page.

  

 

 

 


 

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